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National Daily Weather Summary


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Records set or equalled today

These records are based on data received as at 1925 EST on 31/05/2013. Help in interpreting these statistics and information on quality control is here.

District Site Today Previous monthly record Previous all time record
if equalled or broken
Comments
Reading Reading Date Years Reading Date Years
Highest daily rainfall

QLD

Central Coast E

033308

SAMUEL HILL AERO

47.6

45.2

13/05/2007

14

1 N

Highest wind gust (km/h)

QLD

Brisbane/SE Coast

040555

TOOLARA (KELLY)

78

55.0

30/05/2008

11

N


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4am EST Rainfall -- 24 hours to 9am

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10am EST Minimum temperature anomalies

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Summary of observations

For notes on how to interpret the data and quality control issues, see Daily Weather Summary Help.
Data is as received at 13:44EST, 31/05/2013.

Major centres
Max
° C
+/- norm
° C
Min
° C
+/- norm
° C
Grass Min
° C
Rain to 9am mm Evaporation to 9am mm Sunshine hours Wind Run to 9am km (24-hour average km/h) Maximum Gust km/h / hour of occurrence
GERALDTON AIRPORT COMPARISON 20.7 -3.3 12.8 -0.1 -- 5.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 43/12
PERTH AIRPORT 19.6 -2.1 9.2 -1.2 7.5 0.0 1.8 7.4 280 (11.7) 37/13
ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON 18.1 -0.9 3.5 -6.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 140 ( 5.8) 35/11
BUNBURY -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
MANDURAH 19.3 -2.0 11.8 -1.8 -- 9.8 -- -- 251 (10.5) 63/22
DARWIN AIRPORT 29.5 -2.5 23.0 +0.9 21.6 0.0 5.8 3.8 349 (14.5) 43/09
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 27.5 +4.5 7.4 -0.8 5.5 0.0 5.0 10.4 192 ( 8.0) 26/14
WHYALLA AERO 21.3 +0.8 7.9 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 209 ( 8.7) 43/03
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 22.1 +3.1 10.7 +0.5 -- 0.0 1.8 4.6 183 ( 7.6) 34/14
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 16.1 0.0 5.7 -1.6 3.1 0.0 0.6 0.3 301 (12.5) 39/12
MOUNT ISA AERO 28.3 +0.5 10.7 -3.1 9.1 0.0 5.0 10.3 -- 34/14
CAIRNS AERO 27.2 -0.4 19.7 -0.2 18.3 4.2 4.0 6.7 515 (21.5) 50/13
TOWNSVILLE AERO 28.8 +1.2 17.7 +0.1 15.7 0.8 3.2 9.6 435 (18.1) 43/12
MACKAY M.O 23.5 -0.7 17.9 +0.8 -- 11.6 -- 4.4 602 (25.1) 57/23
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 21.3 -4.7 16.9 +2.7 15.7 4.8 4.0 -- 395 (16.5) 43/09
BUNDABERG AERO 24.4 -0.2 16.1 +1.9 -- 1.8 -- -- 340 (14.2) 54/11
COOLANGATTA 22.5 -0.6 15.5 +1.3 -- 4.6 -- -- 351 (14.6) 46/12
BRISBANE AERO 22.6 -0.9 14.6 +1.8 12.8 7.4 3.2 6.3 303 (12.6) 39/13
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 18.3 -1.5 11.4 +1.5 -- 7.6 -- -- 694 (28.9) 59/08
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.6 +2.3 10.8 +2.1 -- 0.0 2.4 -- 82 ( 3.4) --
COFFS HARBOUR MO 21.5 +0.1 10.1 -1.6 7.6 0.2 0.4 6.3 195 ( 8.1) 28/14
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 21.2 -0.2 8.5 -2.0 -- 0.8 -- -- 93 ( 3.9) 26/13
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 21.7 +1.4 10.6 +0.5 9.4 0.4 1.6 -- 224 ( 9.3) 31/11
GOSFORD (NARARA RESEARCH STATION) AWS 21.7 +1.4 8.4 +0.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 6 ( 0.3) 13/12
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 15.1 +0.9 5.4 +0.7 -2.0 0.2 1.2 8.0 -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 22.6 +2.7 8.8 +2.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 258 (10.8) 34/11
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 22.9 +2.9 11.7 +0.8 11.1 0.2 2.0 4.9 259 (10.8) 31/10
RICHMOND RAAF 18.9 -1.6 11.0 +3.3 -- 0.6 -- -- 16 ( 0.7) 15/15
BELLAMBI AWS 21.7 +2.1 13.7 +0.7 -- 0.4 -- -- 275 (11.5) 31/16
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 21.0 +3.7 7.2 +1.3 4.0 0.0 2.0 8.3 284 (11.8) 24/13
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 19.3 +1.7 4.2 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 51 ( 2.1) 22/15
MILDURA AIRPORT 23.2 +4.2 5.1 -2.3 0.5 0.0 3.0 4.9 192 ( 8.0) 43/14
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 18.9 +1.7 5.1 -0.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 244 (10.2) 30/11
BENDIGO AIRPORT 18.5 +1.9 2.1 -3.1 -- 0.2 -- -- 120 ( 5.0) 35/13
MELBOURNE REGIONAL OFFICE 18.9 +2.2 7.2 -1.4 5.8 0.0 1.2 -- -- --
BALLARAT AERODROME 13.6 0.0 3.1 -2.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 454 (18.9) 41/13
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 17.0 +1.2 4.3 -0.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 17 ( 0.7) --
HOBART AIRPORT 15.2 0.0 3.4 -3.2 -0.9 0.0 2.0 6.9 220 ( 9.2) 21/20
Max
° C
+/- norm
° C
Min
° C
+/- norm
° C
Grass Min
° C
Rain to 9am mm Evaporation to 9am mm Sunshine hours Wind Run to 9am km Maximum Gust km/h / hour of occurrence
Hottest
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

34.9 WYNDHAM AERO N Kimberley WA
34.7 KALUMBURU N Kimberley WA
34.7 KUNUNURRA AERO E Kimberley WA
34.5 WYNDHAM N Kimberley WA
34.1 FITZROY CROSSING AERO W Kimberley WA

+5.5 : 20.1 MOUNT MOORNAPA W Gippsland VIC
+5.5 : 29.1 MOOMBA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA
+5.1 : 26.5 NULLARBOR W Agricultural SA
+5.0 : 22.5 BAIRNSDALE AIRPORT W Gippsland VIC
+5.0 : 28.2 OODNADATTA AIRPORT NE Pastoral SA

26.5 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
26.2 CAPE DON N Rivers NT
25.9 MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
25.7 CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
25.5 NORTH EAST ISLAND Islands ISL

+5.6 : 12.6 KINGAROY AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
+5.2 : 11.1 TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS NW Slopes S NSW
+4.9 : 17.9 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
+4.8 : 4.8 LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
+4.7 : 6.7 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
+4.7 : 12.8 BALLADONIA Eucla WA

Coldest
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

3.9 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
4.4 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
5.0 FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
5.6 PERISHER VALLEY AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
5.9 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

-6.9 : 19.4 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-5.7 : 14.0 SALMON GUMS RES.STN. Goldfields WA
-5.6 : 9.3 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-5.3 : 9.0 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-5.0 : 20.7 GLADSTONE RADAR Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-5.0 : 15.6 KALGOORLIE-BOULDER AIRPORT Goldfields WA

-4.0 BUTLERS GORGE Central Plateau TAS
-2.9 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-2.2 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
-2.0 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
-1.9 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-1.9 LAKE ST CLAIR NATIONAL PARK Central Plateau TAS

-6.6 : -2.9 OUSE FIRE STATION Derwent Valley TAS
-6.5 : 0.8 SHEOAKS W Central VIC
-6.5 : -2.2 MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH STOCKMAN) Southeast TAS
-6.3 : 3.5 ALBANY AIRPORT COMPARISON Lower West WA
-6.0 : -1.9 BUSHY PARK (BUSHY PARK ESTATES) Derwent Valley TAS
-6.0 : -1.4 GEEVESTON (CEMETERY ROAD) Southeast TAS

Wettest
Sunniest & dullest
Windiest
Highest gusts
Todays highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am. It includes the top 5 totals nationally followed by all reported falls of 50mm or more.
Highest and lowest recordings of hours of sunshine for the 24 hours to midnight.
Highest wind run totals in kilometres for the 24 hours to 9am (average speed in brackets). All reported runs > =25km/h are shown.
Highest wind gusts in km/h for the 24 hours to midnight followed by the hour in which it occurred. All stations with gusts > 89km/h are shown.
50.0 BYFIELD CHILDS ROAD Central Coast E QLD
47.6 SAMUEL HILL AERO Central Coast E QLD
39.5 PROSERPINE FULLER ST Central Coast E QLD
38.2 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN N Coast--Herbert QLD
36.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT N Coast--Herbert QLD

QUEENSLAND
N Coast--Herbert
38.2 SOUTH JOHNSTONE EXP STN
36.0 CENTRAL MILL ALERT
Central Coast E
50.0 BYFIELD CHILDS ROAD
47.6 SAMUEL HILL AERO
39.5 PROSERPINE FULLER ST

10.4 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.4 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
10.3 BROOME AIRPORT W Kimberley WA
10.3 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
10.3 MOUNT ISA AERO Gulf Country QLD

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3.5 BUNDOORA (LATROBE UNIVERSITY) E Central VIC
3.2 GROVE (RESEARCH STATION) Southeast TAS
2.7 MELBOURNE AIRPORT E Central VIC
1.7 NURIOOTPA VITICULTURAL Adelaide/Lofty SA
0.3 MOUNT GAMBIER AERO Lower SE SA

1289 (53.7) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
1096 (45.7) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
1070 (44.6) CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1069 (44.5) DOUBLE ISLAND POINT LIGHTHOUSE Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
1057 (44.0) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
927 (38.6) LADY ELLIOT ISLAND Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
919 (38.3) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
909 (37.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
891 (37.1) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
836 (34.8) GOLD COAST SEAWAY Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
826 (34.4) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
776 (32.3) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
765 (31.9) HERON ISLAND RES STN Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
750 (31.3) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
698 (29.1) COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
694 (28.9) TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT Darling Downs E QLD
683 (28.5) MOUNT WELLINGTON Southeast TAS
679 (28.3) WALLAN (KILMORE GAP) N Central VIC
665 (27.7) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
661 (27.5) SUNSHINE COAST AIRPORT Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
658 (27.4) NEPTUNE ISLAND W Agricultural SA
612 (25.5) MONTAGUE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE South Coast NSW
609 (25.4) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
603 (25.1) MIDDLE PERCY ISLAND Islands ISL
602 (25.1) MACKAY M.O Central Coast E QLD
96/12 MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
83/17 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
81/21 THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
78/10 TOOLARA (KELLY) Brisbane/SE Coast QLD
76/19 CAPE NATURALISTE Lower West WA
76/23 HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
76/12 MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports. Storm force gusts (>89km/h) and 10-minute mean gales (>62km/h) reported by AWSs. Wind direction and mean windspeed are shown in brackets.
None reported None reported